Gourmet Holdings, the operator of Richoux, has appointed Philip Shotter to the position of non-executive chairman. Shotter, 38, is a partner at Glovers Solicitors LLP. In a statement to the stock market, Gourmet said that Shotter had “substantial experience of advising clients in the leisure sector and in particular, restaurant chains”. Shotter’s appointment comes a month after the death of previous chairman Neil Blows.